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Since 1992, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has supported a variety of research programs. The Center has awarded over one hundred grants, convened special working groups and conferences, and more. This funding has resulted in dozens of reports, books, articles, and more.

This website makes available over fifty reports, more than a dozen video and audio recordings, up-to-date information on current projects, and more.



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April 03, 2024
SEATTLE (April 3, 2024) — Pre-apprenticeship programs help people gain the knowledge, physical fitness, and technical skills needed to apply and be accepted into registered...
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April 02, 2024

New research finds a persistent wage gap between men and women across all healthcare sectors, including entry-level jobs. This study is one of the first...

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March 14, 2024

The Bridges Center’s Research Team is proud to release “Building Futures: Pre-Apprenticeship in Construction and Beyond.” In this report, we explore the role of...

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January 03, 2024

This research was funded as a working group with Washington State Labor Research Grant funding from the Harry Bridges Center for Labor...

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October 16, 2023

Research by Maya Cruz , Bridges Center Research Assistant

Thank you to the Washington State Labor Council for their collaboration in the inception...

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August 29, 2023

Many across the country, and here in Seattle, have been stunned at the number of labor violations tied to Starbucks since a wave of...

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July 31, 2023

A new research report released by the Domestic Workers Coalition, Domestic Workers Coalition Portable Benefits Survey: Report of the Data, finds that...

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July 28, 2023

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards annual grant funding to UW graduate students and faculty for research on aspects of labor directly relevant...

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July 05, 2023

This snapshot of Constituency Groups of Color was done as a project in LABOR 480 by Anita Zeng. Anita partnered with the WSLC to...

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